Baku. 14 April. REPORT.AZ/ Fernando Alonso has been declared "provisionally fit" to take part in this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, Report informs.
The McLaren driver, who broke a rib in a crash in last month's Australian Grand Prix, faces further tests before being given the full go-ahead.
The Spanish two-time champion, 34, will be given a second check-up after taking part in first practice on Friday.
Governing body the FIA took six hours to make this decision after testing Alonso on Thursday.
Alonso said he would not have flown to China for the race had he not been confident in his condition.
He spent the weekend in Bahrain working with the team on the sidelines, helping his replacement - reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne - with his debut.